Presidential resources for teachers
The Miller Center features a variety of content that can help teachers bring history alive for their students
Life after the oval office
Brian Balogh and the BackStory team explore the ‘afterlives’ of presidents
Rob Porter is a national security scandal, too
A morally compromised White House staffer may have had access to America’s top secrets
Eisenhower would be aghast
Ike would never have endorsed Trump's plans for a huge military parade, Miller Center historian William Hitchcock writes in USA Today
Remembering 1968: A cataclysmic year
Secret White House presidential recordings from one of our nation's most tumultuous years
The Age of Eisenhower
President Dwight Eisenhower has climbed in the estimation of historians and Americans of all political perspectives. On March 20, Simon & Schuster releases the Miller Center's Will Hitchcock's definitive new account of his presidency, The Age of Eisenhower. Today, he talks about the book with Doug Blackmon on American Forum.
10 modern presidential speeches every American should know
Miller Center experts offer their thoughts to the History Channel on the most important presidential speeches ever made
Fashion, gender and politics in America
Barbara Perry is featured in a new CNN podcast on "The Political Runway"
Turkey is out of control. Time for the U.S. to say so.
There’s a real danger of a clash between U.S. and Turkish forces, Senior Fellow Eric Edelman writes in POLITICO
Secret White House Tapes
LBJ orders some new Haggar pants
President Johnson called the Haggar clothing company to order some new pants, providing specific (and sometimes graphic) instructions on how they should be customized for him
"Some fool thing"
14 months before Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt ruminates on the growing crisis in the East
Nixon on Jews in the federal government
Nixon orders his chief of staff to "see what we can do about" Jews in the federal government.
The First Year Project: Infrastructure
He was the first and (so far) the only President of the United States to resign the office
He just moved up in historians' rankings, to fifth-best president in the nation's history
Critical insights for the nation's governance
The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges